Cavaliers Vs. Thunder: Cleveland Pulls Big Road Upset 96-90

The Cleveland Cavaliers pulled off one of their best results of the season on Friday night, traveling to Oklahoma City and knocking off the Thunder 96-90 in an impressive win. The Thunder led the Western Conference at 31-8 before Friday's game and were 17-1 at home on the year.

Antawn Jamison led the Cavs with 21 points, and four other teammates were able to reach double figures. Anthony parker had 14, while Alonzo Gee had 12, Ryan Hollins 11, and Ramon Sessions 10. the Thunder were led by Kevin Durant who finished with 23.

The Cavs were able to take advantage of a turnover-filled night for Oklahoma City, as the Thunder had 17 turnovers and shot only 58% from the free throw line.

Kyrie Irving was a major factor in this win, dishing out 12 assists as he ran the Cleveland offense flawlessly. Irving matched his assists with just one turnover.

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